Fannie Wheeler

2 February 1820–29 June 1890 (Age 70)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Fannie

When Fannie Wheeler was born on 2 February 1820, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Amos Wheeler, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Snow, was 37. She married Dr. John Vaughn about 1840. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Rhea, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Civil District 4, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 29 June 1890, in Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Boynton Cemetery, Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. John Vaughn
Fannie Wheeler
Marriage: about 1840
Benjamin W. Vaughn
Alfred Vaughn
Eliza Vaughn
Alfred Vaughn
Joseph Dallas Vaughn
James Leander Vaughn
William A Vaughn
Amos S. Vaughn
Susan Anna Vaughn
Nancy Elizabeth Vaughn

Spouse and Children

about 1840


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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 10

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Fanny Voughn in household of John Voughn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Fanny Vaughn in household of John Vaughn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Fannie Vaughn in household of John Vaughn, "United States Census, 1880"

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